A Kim Jong-un impersonator has been deported from Vietnam ahead of the real North Korean leader’s meeting with US President Trump in Hanoi this week.
Hong Kong resident Howard X staged a fake summit with Trump impersonator Russell White last week. The two were later held for questioning by Vietnamese police and told to cease all their political jesting.
Howard X says officials have since told him his visa is “invalid”, but says he has received no further explanation.
“Satire is a powerful weapon against any dictatorship. They are scared of a couple of guys that look like the real thing,” Howard X, who was wearing a black suit and thick black glasses in the style of Kim Jong-un, told reporters.
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